Coronavirus in Context

 
 

  • FDA Chief's Take on Child Vaccines, Boosters, and Antivirals   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Janet Woodcock, MD, Acting Commissioner, FDA, about the latest news on vaccines for children ages 5 to 11, who should get a booster shot, and antiviral pills.
  • Lost Your COVID-19 Vaccine Card?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, provides details about what to do if you have lost your COVID-19 vaccine card.
  • Dr. Topol Provides Answers About Boosters, Vaccination for Kids, and Antiviral Treatments   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, discusses questions about boosters, vaccination for kids, and antiviral treatments with Eric Topol, MD, Executive VP of Scripps Research and Editor-in-Chief of Medscape.
  • How to Use a COVID-19 Rapid Test at Home   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, demonstrates how to use a COVID-19 rapid antigen test at home.
  • Foods That Can Help Boost Your Immunity   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, reviews foods that can help boost your immune system this fall and winter.
  • What is Long COVID and How Do You Know If You Have It?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, explains a post-COVID-19 condition known as "long COVID" as well as common symptoms and treatment options.
  • Sickle Cell Disease and COVID-19   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Wanda Whitten-Shurney, MD, CEO and Medical Director of the Michigan Chapter of the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA), and Clifton R. Kirkman II, a sickle cell warrior, about the impact of COVID-19 on sickle cell disease patients and the importance of vaccination.
  • Are You Eligible for a COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shot?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, explains who is eligible for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster shot.
  • How to Spot COVID-19 Misinformation   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Andrew Ordon, MD, Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon & Host, 'The Doctors', about the surge of COVID-19 misinformation and how you can help stop it from spreading.
  • Can Cancer Drugs Help Fight COVID-19?   John Whyte, MD, MPH, Chief Medical Officer, WebMD. Michael Foote, MD, Oncology Fellow, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
  • New Single-Swab Test for COVID-19, Flu, and Respiratory Viruses   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Brian Caveney, MD, President & Chief Medical Officer, Labcorp Diagnostics, about a new EUA test that can differentiate between COVID-19, the flu, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV).
  • Managing Symptoms of Long COVID   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, speaks with Janna Friedly, MD, MPH, a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the University of Washington, about managing the symptoms of long COVID and her personal journey of recovery.
  • Should You Get the Flu Shot if You Got the COVID-19 Vaccine?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, explains why flu season could be more severe this year and recommends getting a flu shot in addition to the COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Have We Set Unrealistic Goals for the End of the Pandemic?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Celine Gounder, MD, Infectious Disease Specialist, NYU Grossman School of Medicine, about her recent article in The Atlantic on how the pandemic is likely to end.
  • Regeneron Co-Founder on Monoclonal Antibody Treatment   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with George Yancopoulos, MD, PhD, President & Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc., about the development and promise of monoclonal antibody treatment.
  • FDA on COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids, Boosters, and Treatments   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Janet Woodcock, MD, Acting Commissioner, FDA, about the latest COVID-19 developments including the status of vaccines for kids, booster shots, and treatments.
  • Testing for COVID-19 at Home   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, speaks with Sean Parsons, MD, CEO & Founder, Ellume Health, about various COVID-19 testing methods and when to consider using an antigen rapid test at home.
  • Why We All Need a Pulse Ox   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, explains the importance of using a pulse oximeter as the pandemic continues.
  • Should You Still Get Vaccinated If You Already Had COVID-19?   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, explains why you should still get vaccinated, even if you already had COVID-19.
  • What to Do If You Are Fully Vaccinated but Exposed to COVID-19   WebMD's Chief Medical Officer, John Whyte, MD, MPH, outlines the latest CDC recommendations for people who are fully vaccinated but exposed to COVID-19.